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1978-03-007
"Norseman"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1978-03-014
"Norseman"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1978-03-030
"Norseman"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-029
Unknown Tanker
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1978-03-028
Unknown Bergesen Tanker
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-038
"Olympic Athlete"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-039
"Olympic Athlete"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-042
"Zawrat"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-043
"Tagawa Maru"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1978-03-044
"Tagawa Maru"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Al Da" being towed in the Malacca Strait, 1985. (Most likely the Smit tug is the  "Noordzee".)
Ex. "Troilus", - launched 1973, - renamed "Al-Dhafrah" 1975, - "Al Da" 1985, - and scrapped 1985
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Al Da"
Being towed in the Malacca Strait, 1985, - most likely on her way to the scrapyard.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Al Da" being towed in the Malacca Strait, 1985
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Energy Courage"
Here another crude carrier being towed in the Malacca Strait in 1986- (Or 1985?)
(The tug is most likely one of ITC's "S"-class.)
Built in 1975 in Korea as "Pan Asian Courage"
DWT.: 104902 , - LOA.: 319,3 m, - Beam: 53 m
Renamed:1980 "Energy Courage",- 1988 "Asian Energy",- 1989 "Happy Fighter",- 1991 "South Breeze" , - Scrapped 1993.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Energy Courage"
- a closer view as she passes while being towed -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


Pacific Valour"
Built 1975 in Japan as "Alp Maru"
DWT.: 275718, - LOA.: 337,7 m, - Beam: 53,7 m
Renamed: 1986 "Pacific Valour, - 1988 "Kristhild" and finally scapped in 2003
Photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1986
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"World Progress"
- photographed n the Indian Ocean 1982 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"George F. Getty II"
- photographed in the Malacca Strait 1982 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1972-08-059
"Kaien Maru"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1970, - here photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1972
DWT.: 205955 tons, - LOA.: 312,7 m., - Beam: 50,9 m., - Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 15 Knots.
Renamed "Mobil osprey" in 1976, -  and scrapped in Taiwan in 1979.
 
 
 
 


1972-08-060
"Mobil Progress"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1971, - and here photographed, - most likely -,  in the Malacca Strait in 1972
DWT.: 215002 tons, - LOA.: 326 m., - Beam: 48,2 m., - Propulsion:  Steam Turbine, - 16 Knots.
Renamed: 1981 "Yanbu Progress", - 1988 "Trade Independence", - 1992 "Eman", - and scrapped 1993.
 
 
 
 


1979-01-050
This ship is either: "Adamantos"  or  "Despina A. L." (Identical sisterships.)
Photographed on the Mississippi River in February 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Commissioned:  1965 - 1966
DWT.: 65100 tons
LOA.: 236,3 - 236,4 m.
Beam: 33,3 m.
Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 17,5 Knots
"Adamantos" built as "Cyprian" in 1966, - Renamed "Botany Bay" in 1973, - "Chios Island" in 1975, - "Adamantos" in 1977, - Scrapped in 1984
"Despina A. L." built as "Lucian" in 1973, and renamed "Despina A. L." in 1973. Scrapped in 1983.
 

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Page initiated:  Aug.22.2008
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